In the market of vehicles we have cars of all kinds. From small urban “without a soul” used to go from point a To point B in the city, until hipercoches of high exclusivity that can make skip the fillings by the G-forces that are able to get. Insurance that you prefer, by far, the seconds. However, very few people have the solvency to acquire such machines the speed.
The citizens, we have to think of sports cars, not supercars, with several years and miles on their backs. Who has not ever watched how is the market on the occasion of the M3? The case is that there are other alternative to buy premiere that can get you more smiles in a mountain pass that a supercar of 200,000 euros. WhatWhat do you think are our five proposals?
In the middle of last year to 2016, the signature Abarth renewed its 500, that happen to be called the Abarth 595 and introducing the changes to aesthetic and functional Fiat 500 2015. The case is that this “pellet” is only 3.66 meters long, weighs about 1,100 pounds and has versions with different powers, 145, 165 and 180 HP, emanating from its 1.4 T-Jet. This, in addition to a set-up very rigid make him one of the sport’s most spicy, and economic market.
For less than € 19,000 for the version of 145 HP and about 25,000 for the 595 Competizione 180 ps you have one of the cars that are more agile and fast in mountain sections mousers. The positive point is that, in addition, they also defend pretty well on a twisty circuit.
Fiat 124 Spider
If the price were not an issue, in this list we would not have the Fiat, but Abarth. But the price is always the main problem. The case is that, on reflection, the Fiat 124 Spider also deserves to be here, and I’ll explain why. To have fun no a need to go to rhythms, mind-bending; it is more, it is possible to go very fast on a road and you’re not having fun as much as you might expect. What case is not fun to be a biker with a Harley-Davidson strolling by sections tinted?
The Fiat 124 Spider is a car for descapotarlo and lead him noticing as they appear to be mild inclines, receiving information through the steering wheel and listening to the gurgling of its 1.4 T-Jet 140 HP. There will be a car of high-flying, but yes a car with which you will enjoy every curve in your stretch of mountain preferred. Its price is less than 27,000 euros. If you want maximum sportiness you have to go to the mentioned Abarth 124 Spider, but remember that there are more than 10,000 extra compared to the Fiat.
With the Mazda MX-5 us, something similar happens with the Fiat 124 Spider. Is a roadster that will allow you many joys on a mountain pass but that does not have the aim of searching for the best cronos. Neither will enjoy in a day of Track-Day, to not be that you invest money in preparations for external application. We have two mechanical, one of 131 HP and another of 160, at the same time that we have a body with canvas roof and another roof hard.
With the Abarth and Fiat 124 has many things in common, since they share the same chassis. Yes, the design aesthetic is quite different, and the Italian is soft and the japanese more pointed. Also share powertrains, as the brothers Italian models use a 1.4 turbo, the Mazda MX-5 you prefer to continue with your policy “anti-downsizing” blocks with 1.5 and 2.0 of the intake air. In order to acquire it you must fork out, as a minimum, about 21,000 euros according to the official rate.
The Nissan 370Z is a real drive petrolhead, as it is called now to the burnt of all life, and one of the few sports cigars that retain the ways of creating fast cars and passion of a few decades ago. Nothing of downsizing. Under your front hood is a V6 3.7 litre and admission of air, which sends the 328 HP that is able to perform the rear axle.
rumors indicate that it will not last you much more time to sale and, in addition, that Nissan doesn’t have too many intentions to launch a replacement. It will be a car complicated to use on a daily basis, as their average consumption approved exceeds 10 litres, but the sound of its mechanics and the 33.000 euros in the boot make it one of the cars most interesting for the petrolhead looking for a sport with which to have fun on the weekends.
few weeks Ago, would launch his test of the Toyota GT86, another one of those cars that you fall in love, and probably the opponent is more direct of the previous car, the Nissan 370Z. The Toyota GT86 does not use a turbo engine, but it is true that its capacity is much lower. Under the hood you save a 2.0 boxer makes 200 HP. It is clear the difference in power is great, but it is also true that the GT86 is quite lighter and easy to maintain in the day-to-day. It is more, it can also be used as a car daily.
finally, it will not be the fastest car on a track-day or at the time of traveling a stretch of the mountain but, like Nissan, has been designed to make the driver make the steering wheel. Conveys many feelings and, although it may seem underpowered, believe me when I tell you that 200 HP in a car rear-wheel-drive and less than 1,300 kilos are enough to have fun spinning fine on a mountain pass. Its official price is the starting of 33.000 euros.
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